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Android Through The Ages

ANDROID THROUGH THE AGES The evolution of the Android operating system What is Android Android is an Open Source Operating System Owned by Google What does 'Open Source' mean? • Android users have access to the source code They can customise the software • The system can be updated and distributed by its users "We acquired Android because of the talented engineers and great technology." – Google Spokesperson %3D ANDROID FACTS 2003 • Android Inc. was founded by Andy Rubin and his team • The original system is based on Linux Kernel • The Android operating system will be 6 years old this year • The first Android phone was the HTC Dream, otherwise known as the LG G1 ANDROID'S UPDATES Google have famously named their updates after sweets and treats. 1.5 CUPCAKE COPY AND PASTE IN WEB BROWSER DROP DOWN NOTIFICATIONS MENU HOME SCREEN 1.6 DONUT Search BATTERY LIFE INDICATOR QUICK SEARCH BAR TEXT-TO-SPEECH 2.0 ÉCLAIR IMPROVED GOOGLE MAPS NAVIGATOR BETA IMPROVED KEYBOARD SMS SEARCH 2.2 FROYO ADOBE FLASH SUPPORT PORTABLE HOTSPOTS MULTIPLE KEYBOARD LANGUAGES 2.3 GINGERBREAD C. NFC SUPPORT FASTER TEXT INPUT ENHANCED COPY AND PASTE 3.0 HONEYCOMB NEW UI FOR TABLETS UPDATED APPS MULTI TASKING 4.0 ICE CREAM SANDWICH FACE UNLOCK RESIZABLE WIDGETS ANDROID BEAM ENHANCED EMAIL 4.1 JELLYBEAN PERFORMANCE STREAMLINED UI GOOGLE NOW IMPROVEMENTS 4.4 KITKAT IMPROVED VOICE SEARCH FASTER MULTI SMARTER UI TASKING ANDROID TIMELINE 2003 – 2014 ANDROID 2.3 GINGERBREAD IS RELEASED ANDROID'S SMARTPHONE MARKET SHARE SURPASSES APPLE'S ANDROID STORE FIRST NATIVE ANDROID SMARTPHONE UPDATED TO GOOGLE PLAY STORE RELEASED GOOGLE PARTNER ANDROID 4.1 JELLY BEAN IS RELEASED ANDROID 2.2 WITH T-MOBILE, FROYO IS RELEASED FOUNDED G1 IS RELEASED 2003 2008 2010 2012 2005 2009 2011 2013 ACQUIRED ANDROID 1.5 ANDROID'S ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT IS RELEASED BY CUPCAKE SMARTPHONE GOOGLE IS RELEASED MARKET SHARE ANDROID 1.6 DONUT IS RELEASED SURPASSES BLACKBERRY'S ANDROID 3.0 ANDROID 2.0 ÉCLAIR IS RELEASED HONEYCOMB IS RELEASED MOTOROLA DROID ANDROID 4.0- IS THE FIRST HANDSET ICE CREAM SANDWICH IS RELEASED TO RUN ANDROID 2.0 ANDROID PHONES "Android has now been activated on 1 Billion devices!" The Android OS is now used on 80% of devices worldwide Apple's iOS is only used in 16% 16% of smartphones. The Samsung GALAXY S4 was the fastest selling Android phone ever! It sold 10 million units within the first month! ANDROID APPS There are nearly 500,000 apps available for android phones and tablets. Roughly 20,000 new apps are added each month MOST DOWNLOADED ANDROID APPS FREE APPS GOOGLE GMAIL YOUTUBE MAPS FACEBOOK GOOGLE SEARCH PAID APPS WHERE'S MY WATER? MINECRAFT SwiftKey SWIFTKEY MINECRAFT WHERE'S KEYBOARD POCKET MY WATER EDITION ASPHALT HEAT ASPHALT 7: BEAUTIFUL НЕАТ WIDGETS PRO AUTHOR BIO This infographic was created on behalf of Universal Gadgets, a UK based retailer who specialise in quality accessories for all your favourite gadgets. SOURCES 1. google-android-ten-facts-you-2361941#ixzz2t9iR9dOZ nt- know/#sthash.v7YoQEmi.dpuf 2. 3. android-releases 4. science/technology/google-android-ten-facts-you-2361941#ixzz2t9iVrPXb 5. 6. 79-Share-of-Global-Smartphone-Shipments-in-2013.aspx 7. selling-android-phone-in-history-2013-5#ixzz2t9INIrZG 8. by#awesm=~ovK4BS7dYDGt0c .... ...... .....

Android Through The Ages

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A look into the evolution of the Android mobile operating system.


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